from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pan for heating flaxseed and other seed from which oil is expressed.
  • n. The first pan in which sugarcane juice or sugar-maple sap is heated, preparatory to dipping or evaporating.


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  • Lecoeur and La Sarriette there, dipping their noses into the heating-pan, and buying hot sausages for breakfast.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • When Mademoiselle Saget at last went away, the mistress of the shop glanced with disgust at the cover of the heating-pan, the glistening metal of which had been tarnished by the impression of the old woman's little hands.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • There were always two or three lachrymose women in front of the chilled heating-pan.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • "Augustine," she cried, "bring a duster, and wipe the cover of the heating-pan.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • She went in shrivelled and shrunk by the frosty air, and, resting her hands on the heating-pan to warm them, remained in front of the counter buying nothing, but repeating in her shrill voice: "He was with them again yesterday; he seems to live there now.

    The Fat and the Thin


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